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How “Covid” Stole My Life…..or….A Journey Down the Wormhole.

Over the last two years, Covid (this “pandemic”) stole so much of my life, ripping sections out little piece by little piece…..friends, routines , activities (church, outreach ministry, bible study, … Continue reading

December 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

My Relationship with Crib

The Game of Crib (January 17, 2018) “15/2…15/4….15/6….and a pair of 4’s for 8” Haha! Words like that used to drive me CRAZY!!!!!! I heard them every night for hours … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 4 Comments

When Grief Knocks….

June 6, 2017 When Grief Knocks…. Grief knocked unexpectedly at my door……. I did not want to let him in. I actually thought that I had met him before and … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 5 Comments

Love Lessons

September 16, 2016 (   Love Lessons Learning about love and relationships again, as a single, elderly woman, in my late 60’s, after 25 years of marriage and 10 years … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · 12 Comments

A Broken Heart Can Be Mended

( ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I had a dream…….. In my dream, James and I (my Jim and I) were having a disagreement of some kind. He would come close but frustratingly stop … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · 6 Comments

Communion, Grief and Hope

   We all took communion together at my church today, for the second Sunday in a row. Usually it’s an individual thing, or a small group, or a family taking … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Saying Goodbye

I attended the funeral service of one of our First Nations elders today. She was the lady from whom my husband and I bought our house on Aktis that we … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

I am Broken now ….(long post I’m sorry)

This is so beautifully shared from the heart. I had to reblog….. Sorry for your loss. I’m so glad nothing was left unsaid between you two. AJ

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

JusJoJan, #6, Reading

My Utmost for His Highest, an Oswald Chambers devotional, has to be one of my most favourite books (there are a few) besides my bible. This one is actually my … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 2 Comments


I used to do this any time we were lying down together. It was very comforting, even if his heart used to miss a beat sometimes….. It has been 8 … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Missing My Husband

I went out on my own tonight, Jim, as has been my custom lately, and I did enjoy myself listening to local musicians at Serious Coffee. I think you would … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Winter of My Soul

The Winter of My Soul What is this friendless place? Memories Speaking to me faintly Echoes of another time (Inspired by a long ago reading of Chuck Swindoll’s book, “Come … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 12 Comments


Loss, October 11, 2014 I remember how stunned I felt when I suddenly lost my husband that day in 2006. I remember how completely helpless I was and how numb … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Crying Comes Suddenly

Crying Comes Suddenly Crying comes suddenly Brought on by thought, or memory Stark realization That you are no more And there is nothing I can do to bring you back. … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 10

Day 10, An Attitude of Gratitude December 10, 2012 Today, I am thankful for encouragement. I think of the many people who have encouraged me over the last several years … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


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